The Recovery Act: Direct Benefits in Wisconsin, Six Provisions Benefit Wisconsin Residents by More Than $3 Billion

Tamarine Cornelius
August 18, 2010

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Much of the public attention on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has focused on the spending that has directly created and protected jobs, such as investments in infrastructure. But a large portion of the funding that the Recovery Act is injecting into the economy goes straight to families and unemployed workers. Direct benefits account more than one in five dollars scheduled to be spent through the Recovery Act overall. Read full publication.